WalletHub: Mayweather vs. Pacquaio By The Numbers


It has been dubbed The Fight of The Century, and while the name is clearly characteristic of the sweet science’s inherent hyperbole, fight fans have indeed been waiting for a bout between these pound-for-pound titans – generally regarded as the best boxers in the world – for most of the new millennium. In honor of this May 2 showdown between Manny Pacquaio and Floyd Mayweather, Jr., the personal finance website WalletHub today released its Mayweather vs. Pacquaio By The Numbers report, which features a fun infographic as well as insights from a panel of leading sports business experts.

A few highlights are below:
61%: Of experts believe Mayweather will win

$74M: Ticket revenue expected from the 15K-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena

$300M+: Expected domestic pay-per-view revenue

$5.6M: Tecate’s record bid to be the official beer of The Fight Of The Century (topping Corona’s $5.2M bid)

0: Ongoing endorsement deals for Mayweather, who is leaving $54M in annual earnings on the table as a result.

To check out the full report, including insights from a panel of boxing experts, or to embed the infographic on your site, please visit: http://wallethub.com/blog/mayweather-vs-pacquiao-statistics/12107/

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Diana Popa
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